Sharp Aquos S3 Mini launched with 6GB RAM – Review, Specs and Price

The Sharp Aquos S3 Mini was launched in China yesterday with a bezel-less display that has a 17:9 aspect ratio. The Japanese tech giant designed the smartphone with a special top-notch that houses just the selfie camera.

The S3 Mini is more of a flagship smartphone, after the Sharp Aquos S3 was too basic. The device boasts of 6GB RAM, 64GB storage and the trending bezel-less display. Lets see what the Sharp Aquos S3 Mini has in store for us today.

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Sharp Aquos S3 Mini

Covered in a Metal overall body that’s quite classy and sleek to look at. The rear seems rather vacant with little visible features. The Japanese company still like a single rear camera on their device obviously. While the dual-LED flash comes underneath and ready to do its work.

Nonetheless, the body reflects light beautifully which is obvious with the photo above. The Sharp logo is also visible at the bottom corner, turning to the sides, it measures 7.8 mm in thickness and weighs just 140g, definitely a “Mini” smartphone. The stunning device is available in Gold, Blue and Black colors.


Sharp Aquos S3 Mini

We saw a couple of smartphones with only the selfie camera-notch at the 2018 Mobile World Congress. All other features like speaker grille and sensors sits on top of the device. The bottom bezel on the other side could have been reduced if the Sharp logo wasn’t there.

It still dishes out a 17:9 aspect ratio housing an impressive screen. The 5.5-inch FHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen is a premium screen with 2040 x 1080 pixels in resolution. Enjoy movies and games with this beauty which boasts of 402 pixel per inch density. Speaking of games, you can see the top Android games to download in March 2018.

Hardware and Software

Running the race here is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 alongside an Octa-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 8-cores of processor reaches a speed of 2.2GHz and has a 14nm process technology for fast performance. Handling graphics is the Qualcomm Adreno 508.

There’s a massive 16GB RAM space available for fast multitasking, it reaches a memory speed of 1.333GHz as well. Furthermore, 64GB is also available in terms of storage for accommodating all files. You can upgrade up to 256GB with a memory card, while the device runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat with Smile UX skin.


Take your photography prowess to another level with the crystal clear 16MP shooter that sits at the rear. The camera has f/2.0 aperture and comes with a dual-LED flash as well, capturing 4K resolution images. With the Sharp Aquos S3 Mini, you can take photographs with 4608 x 3456 pixels in dimension. While the 20MP selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture and face recognition technology.


Powering the Sharp Aquos S3 Mini is a 3020mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take more than 1.6 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.


Sharp Aquos S3 Mini Full Technical Specifications


Device Type Smartphone
Model Sharp Aquos S3 Mini
Announced March, 2018
Released March, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores


2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM


Type Metal
Dimensions 73.0 x 142.7 x 7.8 mm
Weight 140g
Protection Yes
Colours Gold, Blue, Black


Display Type FHD+ IGZO capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5-inch
Resolution 2040 x 1080 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 402ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 77.7%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No


Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
ISO settings 
Scene mode 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED


Android 7.1.2 Nougat
Smile UX
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes


Qualcomm Snapdragon 630
CPU Octa-Core 2.2GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 508
Internal Storage 64GB
Yes, up to 256GB

Fingerprint (Front)
Ambient Light
Compass, Gyroscope, Hall

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key


Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Facial Recognition Yes


Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3020mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Talk Time
Music Play


Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones


Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Sharp Aquos S3 Mini Price and Availability Status?

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